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Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Fun and games at Ribfest w/video
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 9, 2012
Curly the Bear, Avon helps brighten holidays
With the holidays fast approaching, Avon is starting its annual Gund Children's Community Service Project, according to Mary Becker of Alexandria,...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Learn about the difficulties children have with worry and focus
The month of November brings workshops that will teach about children who worry and children who have difficulty with focus. With an emphasis on supporting and promoting the healthy social and emotional development of young children, these workshops will address the cause, course...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Annual Windmill Retreat set for parents of children with disabilities
"Dream, Believe, Achieve" is the theme for the 2012 Windmill Project Parent Retreat. Parents and adult family caregivers are invited to attend the event scheduled for Friday and Saturday, October 12 and 13 at Holiday Inn, 5637 Highway 29 South, Alexandria. New this year is a free...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
Area moms invited to join MOPS group
Being a mom can be rewarding and fun, scary and overwhelming, all at the same time. A local organization offers all mothers of preschoolers - working moms, stay-at-home moms, stepmoms, expecting moms, new moms, single moms, married moms, foster moms, adoptive moms and moms of all...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
District 206 and Zion schools offer free summer meals
Alexandria Public Schools and Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria are participating in the federal Summer Food Service Program, which provides free breakfast and lunch to all children 18 and younger. The Summer Free Meals Program is designed to fill the gap in nutrition that may occur...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Artists to instruct upcoming children's art workshop
The Brush and Palette Club will host a children's workshop for youth ages 10 to 16 on June 25, 26 and 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at United Methodist...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 27, 2012
Report shows more children being raised by relatives
According to a new Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, more than 2.7 million children in America, were raised by grandparents or other relatives at some point in their lives. This long-time practice called kinship care has become more prevalent in the last decade,...
May 27, 2012 - 9:01am
May 2, 2012
Registrations open for children's theater camp
Registrations are open for the 26th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp in Barrett. This year's production, Aladdin and his Magic Lamp, has roles for 80 young people. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, August 6 to 9 from noon to 5 p.m. Performances are Friday...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Free class of children's mental health
When do you seek help for your child's behavior? What information do you share with a professional? What Works, What Helps - Treatment Options in Children's Mental Health is a free class sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota that looks at challenging...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Reconnecting children and nature
Think back to your favorite childhood experience. For many, it's being outside on a quest to build a fort in the woods, ride your bike, or freely explore the neighborhood. Today, instead of hiking, biking and climbing trees, children are more likely to have limited direct experience...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2011
Summer brain drain?
School is out, summer is here! But that doesn't mean your kids should stop learning. According to the National Summer Learning Association,...
June 8, 2011 - 12:00am
May 5, 2011
How to talk with your child about terrorism
The recent death of terrorist and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden is on everyone's mind, and while Americans and others around the world laud this as the true "Mission Accomplished," others are left asking themselves: Is violence and preemptive death a justifiable means of reveng...
May 5, 2011 - 10:07am
April 15, 2011
Youth invited to join summer theater
Registrations are being accepted for the 25th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp in Barrett. This year's production, Jack and the Beanstalk, has roles for 70 young people. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, August 1 to 4 from noon to 5 p.m. Performances are...
April 15, 2011 - 12:00am
February 23, 2011
A summer of peace: Irish girl lives with Alexandria family for five weeks
For five weeks, Hannah Miller had a sister, Dan and Stacey Miller had another daughter, and Naketta Gibson had peace. It was a time none of...
February 23, 2011 - 12:00am
February 11, 2011
How is your child's heart?
Nearly twice as many children die from congenital heart defects as from all forms of childhood cancers combined, yet pediatric cancer research receives five times the funding, according to It's My Heart, Minnesota Chapter. It's My Heart recently formed a chapter in Alexandria. CHD...
February 11, 2011 - 12:00am